Death Row: California Style... [death Penalty; Prisons; Short; Opinion] - Poem by Bri Edwards
I read in my magazine just the other day,
of nearly 800 inmates on “Death Row”. NO Way!
I don’t know if their offenses involved poison, knife, or gun,
but IF sentenced-to-death-they-ARE, “Let’s get it done! ”
One hears, of course, that some are (after years) vindicated,
THEN one hears “It’s good that [to kill them] we waited! ”
But, though some mistakes are made, I STILL do say:
“NONE have been executed in nearly TEN years? ! NO way! ! ”
Let’s show that our legal system has more teeth.
Don’t “waste” tax dollars. AND give, instead, to others relief.
Think of them who have suffered from prisoners’ abuses.
Start the executions again. I want NO excuses!
(April 6, 2015)
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